Tech City News: New year, new opportunities for corporate innovation
Our co-founder Tom Salmon was featured in Tech City News on Friday discussing his New Year’s resolutions for corporate innovation
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Barclays is trialling new contactless cash machines which will make withdrawing cash a lot quicker and easier for customers. Barclays will trial these new ATMs in December and roll them out across the country in January.
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Instagram will be testing a new way for consumers to shop through their app. They will be testing the new concept with 20 US-based retail brands including Kate Spade, JackThreads and Warby Parker.
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Professional drone racing will come to British TV screens this week after a £757,000 investment by Sky. You can see a preview of the drone racing here, it looks great!
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How Microsoft is partnering with Tate Britain to prove AI has a place in a world of ‘warm emotion’ and Ted Baker has teamed up with film director Guy Ritchie to produce a shoppable ad.
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We are just a day away from the start of the Rio Paralympics, have a look at this article by Kitty Knowles which explores 9 ways Paralympic athletes are adopting new technology.
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Amazon’s AI assistant Alexa is coming to Britain. Alexa can order you an Uber, read you the news and answer all of your questions. However, it needs some elocution lessons before it comes over to the UK so that it can understand us!
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Nike Moves into Brain Training With Launch Of Pro Genius and The National Autistic Society (NAS) is using virtual reality to help people get a deeper understanding of autism.
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Forget cards, mobiles, and even smartwatches. A healthcare technology startup is hoping that we will soon be attaching tattoo-like stickers that can make contactless payments to our bodies!
BMW is launching a Siri-like artificial intelligence
“The partnership between BMW and London Brand Management is the first to come from the recently launched marketing technology accelerator scheme The Bakery.”
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Find out how robots can care for seniors, wearable baby monitors can help sleep deprived parents and Diabetics may soon be able to trade their blood glucose meters and insulin injectors for a wearable device.
The Bakery featured in Marketing Week
Ian McCarthy, Heinz marketing controller, explained: “We aim to deliver a fun and engaging experience for our consumers, while also increasing brand sentiment…The work was created at The Bakery”
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🚀 Magical new app is changing lives
Using artificial intelligence, an up and coming tech company called Aipoly is about to release an app that helps the blind “see” through their smartphone. Truly incredible!